Most common reasons for hospitalization of people with Parkinson’s disease

Takeaway

  • Individuals with Parkinson’s disease (PD) are often hospitalized due to infections, worsening motor features, falls/fractures, cardiovascular co-morbidities, neuropsychiatric and gastrointestinal complications.

Why this matters

    Knowing the major reasons why people with PD are hospitalized can lead to preventative care and lessen the financial burden of hospitalization.